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Fort Detrick honors wounded veterans with barbecue

The Fort Detrick community celebrated the Army's 236th birthday on Saturday by honoring wounded service members at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington and the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda.

Tags: Fort Detrick , Wounded Warrior , wounded warriors , Wounded Warrior Appreciation BBQ , Nallin Farm Pond

Sunday - 06/12/2011, 12:09pm EDT

Helping veterans transition to the civilian workforce

Host Roger Waldron is joined by Paul Galanti, Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Veterans Services, and John Cissel with the Coalition For Government Procurement. They will discuss the problems veterans encounter when they enter the civilian job market, and the services available to help veterans in their job search.
May 17, 2011

Tags: contracting , Virginia Department of Veterans Services , Paul Galanti , Hanoi Hilton , prisoner of war , civilian workforce , John Cissel , Coalition for Government Procurement , Roger Waldron , wounded veterans , Off the Shelf

Tuesday - 05/17/2011, 07:29pm EDT
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Navy's Wounded Warrior program boosts vet hiring

The Naval Sea Systems Command received the ERE Recruiting Excellence Award for Best Military Talent program for its Wounded Warrior hiring program.

Tags: Naval Sea Systems Command , Wounded Warrior , Kevin McCoy , hiring , VA , DoD , In Depth

Wednesday - 03/30/2011, 04:30pm EDT
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Record claims spur demand for automation at VA

The Department of Veterans Affairs, which processed a record one million claims in 2010, is still seeing claims come in faster than it can process them and expects even more new filings in 2011. Despite that, VA hopes to eliminate its backlog of claims by 2015.

Tags: VA , technology , management , disability claims , Eric Shinseki , Veterans Benefits Administration , American Legion , female veterans , claims processing , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 03/23/2011, 07:29am EDT
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Wounded Warriors provide one-on-one help

The Wounded Warrior MENTOR may be asked for advice on anything from family relationships and financial matters, to services and benefits. Wounded Warrior Mentor Program volunteer Hank Kenny explains.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , pay and benefits , wounded warrior program , mentoring , Hank Kenny , Walter Reed Army Medical Center , National Naval Medical Center

Tuesday - 02/08/2011, 09:40am EST
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Stop loss pay application deadline extended

The deadline for servicemembers and veterans seeking stop loss pay from September 11th, 2001 and September 30th, 2009 now have until March 4, 2011.

Tags: Federal Drive , Defense , DoD Report , Stop Loss Pay ,

Thursday - 12/23/2010, 10:40am EST

VA launches online hospital comparison

The VA launches online tools to allow vets to compare VA hospitals.

Tags: DoD Report , technology , VA , hospitals , Dorobek Insider , health care

Wednesday - 12/01/2010, 03:56pm EST

SBA expands boot camp for vets

SBA has two new programs for women vets, guard, reservists and families. We get details from SBA's William Elmore.

Tags: Federal Drive , contracting , SBA , William Elmore , lessons learned , best practices , Suzanne Kubota

Friday - 11/19/2010, 09:08am EST
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Library of Congress wants YOUR war story

The Library of Congress is doing its part to collect as many war stories as possible through its Veterans History Project. Bob Patrick, the director of that project, talks about what they want to accomplish.

Tags: LOC , Library of Congress , Federal Drive , war stories , veteran , Veterans History Project , Suzanne Kubota , Frank Buckles

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 10:31am EST
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Wounded vets trained in cybersecurity

The Wounded Warrior Project is a new collaboration among Raytheon, Cisco - it offers wounded veterans a chance to learn computer and cybersecurity skills. Bob Connors, project director, talks with Federal News Radio about the details.

Tags: cybersecurity , Wounded Warrior Project , Raytheon , Cisco , training , Jamie Blanco

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 09:30am EST
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